Emmanuel Chua is a disputes lawyer with Herbert Smith Freehills in Singapore. His practice focuses on complex, multi-jurisdictional commercial disputes, with an emphasis on finance and insolvency matters. He advises and represents multi-national corporations, financial institutions and high net-worth individuals in court proceedings and ad hoc and institutional arbitrations (including under the SIAC, UNCITRAL, ICC and KLRCA rules) sited in various jurisdictions. He has also appeared in and argued as lead counsel at all levels of the Singapore court system.
Emmanuel read law at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and graduated in 2008 with an LLB (Hons), serving as class president of his graduating cohort. He qualified as an advocate and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in 2009. He is presently an adjunct faculty teaching trial advocacy at the NUS, and also teaches the insolvency and trial advocacy modules of the Part B Course leading up to the Singapore Bar Examinations. Emmanuel also serves as a member on the Law Society of Singapore’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee.